Hunting Report 10986

Hunter Information
Hunter Name:Thomas Becker
Contact Information:128 Morning View, New Braunfels, TX USA, 78132 , ; Phone: 210-602-7361 Email: thomasbecker1846@reagan.com
Hunting Experience:I've been hunting South TX all my life. Over the last 10-yrs I have also hunted CO, NM, Canada, and South Africa.
Physical Condition:I'm 44, in good shape, and stay very active.
Date and Time of Hunt
Weapon Used:Bow
How Hunt Was Conducted:
Date of Hunt:09/10/2016 to 09/14/2016
Place of Hunt:Colorado - United States - 13
Hunting Area:Unit 63
Outfitter, Guide and Booking Agent Details
Outfitter (or safari company):Saddle Mountain Outfitters. ; 42949 D Road Crawford,CO 81415 ; Phone: 970-921-3651 Email: saddlemountain@sopris.net Website: www.saddlemountainoutfitters.com
Personal Guide (if any):Lawrence Zeldenthuis and James Zeldenthuis
Booking Agent (if any): ; , ;
Trip Arrangements (if self-guided):
License Required:
Game Description
Major Game Animals Taken:Deer, Mule
Game Sought But Not Taken:Elk, Rocky Mountain; ; ; ;
Game Conditions Comments:Good healthy population of elk and mule deer.
Service Ratings
Quality of Outfit:ExcellentGuide/PH Ability:Excellent
Condition of Camp:ExcellentCondition of Equipment:Excellent
Quality of Food:ExcellentTrophy Care:Excellent
Name of Airline:Airline ServiceN/A
Airline Comments:
Costs
Hunting Fees:Amount:$0.00
Trophy Fees:Amount:$0.00
Permits/Licenses:Amount:$0.00
Commercial Airfares:Amount:$0.00
Charter Airfares:Amount:$0.00
Other Costs:Amount:$0.00
Total:$0.00
Summary Remarks
Problems of Hunt:See note above. Other than the bulls not cooperating I did not have any problem with this hunt. I did take a cow elk with my bow on the last day. Overall it was a great hunt which my wife and I both enjoyed.
Highlights of Hunt:Taking a 160 class mule deer in full velvet.
Equipment Recommendations:None.
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend?yes
Why?This is a first class outfitter who is highly professional and manages a well-organized operation. The guides are very competent and provide a hunter with plenty of opportunity on game.
Important Notes
Notified Outfitter?noNotified Personal Guide?noNotified Booking Agent?no
Seeking any kind of restitution or other settlement from agent, booking_agent or guide?no
If Seeking Restitution, What is Sought?
Additional Hunter Comments and/or Outfitter/Booking Agent Rebuttals